The biggest bollywood film - EVER!!! Ran for 5 years at the cinema in it's initial run, had to be taken off when Shaan came out.
(1975) Starring:Keshto Mukherjee, a, Mac Mohan Director:Ramesh Sippy Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
This 1975 film provides a superb look at popular Hindi cinema. Although it can be called an adventure, it has a spaghetti-western storyline, martial-arts sequences, comedy, soap-opera melodrama, and even musical numbers, including an early scene that has the two main characters riding a motorcycle ..read more »
The best actiing of his early career, the best stoyline of it's time. Dark very good drama.
Deewaar(1975) Starring:Prem Chopra, Parveen Babi, Nirupa Roy Director:Yash Chopra Certificate:
As a young man, Vijay struggles in his job as a dockworker. Later, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, however, his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. But all these siblings are concerned with is: who does mother love more?
Simply genius. Amitabh best 'negative' character. Full-on action with no letting up. So good, they did a re-make in 2006.
(1978) Starring:Pran, Zeenat Aman, Amitabh Bachchan Director:Chandra Barot Certificate:
Bollywood drama. Don (Amitabh Bachchan) is wounded and dies after an encounter with the police. The police commissioner (Iftekhar) sends a look-alike Bhola (Amitabh Bachchan) in order to capture Don's gang. Bhola pretends to be Don, who suffers from amnesia and gets control of the gang. As he ..read more »
The nearest Bollywood has ever come to 'James Bond'. Guns, Girls and Gadget with lost of comedy along the way. (From the team of Sholay).
(1980) Starring:Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Amitabh Bachchan Director:Ramesh Sippy Certificate:
DSP Shiv Kumar (Sunil Dutt) is a diligent and honest police officer in Bombay, India. He lives with his wife (Raakhee), a son, and two wayward brothers, Ravi (Shashi Kapoor), and Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan), who are con-men, and will do anything for a quick buck. But when Shiv Kumar is killed his two ..read more »
Ask a true Bollywood fan to name the best comedy of the 80's from India, this IS it. Amitabh has never been funnier.
(1982) Starring:Waheeda Rehman, Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor Director:Prakash Mehra Certificate:
Young Arjun (Amitabh Bachchan) is brought up by his Daddu (Om Prakash). His Daddu decides for him to go to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets up with Bhairon (Ram P. Sethi) who guides him into finding a job as a servant in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja (Shashi Kapoor).
All his trademarks are here, comedy, drama, romace, and silly but fun action (note the car demolition scene).
(1981) Starring:Parveen Babi, Amjad Khan, Amitabh Bachchan Director:Tinnu Anand Certificate:
Kallu (Amitabh Bachchan) lives with his brother, sister-in-law and niece. His life is shattered when his brother dies after a confrontation with the local mafia don, Shahani Seth (Amjad Khan). Kallu swears revenge and transforms himself into Kaalia, a master criminal, whose aim in life is to ..read more »
Completley foolish, but a close run for 'the best Amitabh comedy'. Loosley based on 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'.
Satte Pe Satta(1982) Starring:Hema Malini, Amjad Khan, Amitabh Bachchan Director:Raj N. Sippy Certificate:
A Bollywood movie directed by Raj N. Sippy. Ravi is the eldest brother of six childish and rather naughty brothers. When Ravi marries a nurse, her arrival in the family leads to a disciplining of the brothers. Ravi's brothers all fall for the six companions of the heiress Seema. But Seema's ..read more »
Another Manmohan Desai film, deservdly makes the Top 10, providing two Amitabhs in a double role, so twice the fun.
(1982) Starring:Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Pem Nath Director:Manmohan Desai Certificate:
Desh Premi is a patriotic movie about Master Dinanath and his family. Soon after India's independence, people's love for their country seemed to diminish and the corruption replaced honesty. People formed different ethnic neighborhoods based on cast. In the midst of this chaos Master Dinanath tries ..read more »